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06

May

Sports drinks, energy drinks linked to unhealthy teen behaviorsResearchers can’t determine if drinking these beverages led teens to smoke or devote more hours to video games or vice versa, but the behaviors do ‘cluster’ together.

Sports drinks, energy drinks linked to unhealthy teen behaviors
Researchers can’t determine if drinking these beverages led teens to smoke or devote more hours to video games or vice versa, but the behaviors do ‘cluster’ together.

21

Mar

Are energy drinks safer as ‘beverages’ than as ‘supplements’?
Some energy drink companies are starting to market their products as beverages and will include caffeine content on their labels.

Are energy drinks safer as ‘beverages’ than as ‘supplements’?

Some energy drink companies are starting to market their products as beverages and will include caffeine content on their labels.

16

Nov

5 health problems linked to energy drinksImpaired cognition and increased risk of drug abuse are some of the potential health problems with the pick-me-up beverages.

5 health problems linked to energy drinks
Impaired cognition and increased risk of drug abuse are some of the potential health problems with the pick-me-up beverages.

24

Oct

How an energy drink could affect a child’s heartHeart palpitations, headache, vomiting, dizziness, anxiety, tremors, or a general feeling of not being well may be early signs of toxicity from a drink.

How an energy drink could affect a child’s heart
Heart palpitations, headache, vomiting, dizziness, anxiety, tremors, or a general feeling of not being well may be early signs of toxicity from a drink.

23

Oct

Can caffeine kill? 14-year-old dies after excessive consumption of energy drinksA family is suing the maker of Monster Energy Drinks after a girl dies of caffeine toxicity. Should the FDA consider caffeine limits on these drinks?

Can caffeine kill? 14-year-old dies after excessive consumption of energy drinks
A family is suing the maker of Monster Energy Drinks after a girl dies of caffeine toxicity. Should the FDA consider caffeine limits on these drinks?

21

May

Are energy drinks safe?Get the lowdown on energy drinks — what they are, when to use them and who shouldn’t be drinking them at all.

Are energy drinks safe?
Get the lowdown on energy drinks — what they are, when to use them and who shouldn’t be drinking them at all.